rosa solis


ro·​sa so·​lis
plural rosa solises
: a cordial flavored with juice from the sundew or other herbs and spices

Word History


New Latin, alteration (influenced by Latin rosa rose) of Medieval Latin ros solis

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rosa solis was in 1654

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near rosa solis

Cite this Entry

“Rosa solis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!